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Published: 25 October 2019

352 Pages | 23 black-and-white illustrations and 2 maps


ISBN: 9780198835073

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Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

AD 270-535

Carlos Machado

  • Presents a new picture of the history of late antique Rome, focusing on the city's elite
  • Highlights the crucial role of Roman society in its own redefinition, eschewing traditional teleological views
  • Examines a complex social and physical process over three centuries of Roman history, offering a new approach to the city's transformation
  • Brings together analyses of archaeological, literary, and epigraphic evidence to present a uniquely comprehensive overview of the period